…”What we are envisioning is something limited. It is something proportional. It will degrade Assad’s capabilities.
“At the same time we have a broader strategy that will allow us to upgrade the capabilities of the opposition.”
Speech given by Pres. Obama today about the Syrian problems.
My reaction? Well, for a start, what right does the USA or anyone else outside of the region, have to “upgrade the capabilities of the opposition” or “degrade Assad’s capabilities”?
This is beginning to sound frighteningly like the war-mongering just before the attack on Iraq…..